While mainstream media and Olympic partners were proclaiming that the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were Zika-free, I uncovered a disturbing public health department policy, a complete lack of Zika virus screening, and an information guide (given to athletes) by one Rio Olympic team doctor which included false and misleading statements. Honestly, I doubt we will ever know the true count of Zika cases acquired at the Olympics by athletes, tourists, or others. And sadly, the CDC appears to be ignoring regions that are highly vulnerable to epidemics of Zika. Largely in part because they refuse to acknowledge proof that Culex mosquitoes are also a vector of the Zika virus.
For many Romanians, Gheorghe Hagi is the embodiment of talent and the epitome of Romanian soccer at its finest. Romania’s best footballing export, Hagi was a master and commander in a time when Romania had been the very definition of the ever present tournament dark horse. Whether for his...
There is a rich history of Minor League Baseball teams and unique, even strange, team names. Even as times change, there are plenty of eye-popping names in modern times.
From poverty to riches: story of Manny Pacquiao.
Chelsea have won a number of FA Cups and European trophies. As such, they have played out some classic matches in the FA Cup, Cup Winners Cup and Champions League. These are a few of Chelsea's greatest cup matches. The 1970 FA Cup final included a flamboyant Chelsea...
The NFL is growing more popular in the UK. More and more people are staying up late and tuning into the NFL's version of the FA Cup... The Super Bowl. This article is aimed at those in the UK or elsewhere, who are intending to watch the Super Bowl for the first time, and need a little help in following what's happening on the screen.
Super Bowl party? Think football is complicated? Take 10 minutes and have enough knowledge to understand what's going on and appreciate the United States' favorite sport.
This article examines the controversy around fantasy football by comparing it to short-term stock trading and explores whether fantasy football is a game of skill or chance.
Sea fishing is a wonderfully exciting, satisfying and pleasurable hobby, sport or pastime. There are though many inherent dangers, especially when boat fishing, and this article affords some top tips to help ensure your comfort, safety and enjoyment at all times while at sea.
Team defenses is one area that is often overlooked but can make the difference in your fantasy football playoffs. Get ahead of the competition and pick up those with attractive matchups weeks before you would use them.
Mackerel are renowned among sea fishermen as being a particularly easy fish to catch. As with any type of fishing, however, there are ways in which it is possible to increase your chances by using the right bait, equipment and techniques and it is to bait best used for mackerel to which this page is devoted.
Glaenoe is a small danish island. The waters around it are shallow, and the variations in the landscape makes it an enjoyable trip for kayak beginners. The entire trip is about 16 kilometers / 10 miles, and you can make it in less than three hours.
I bought a 2015 model Whyte 629 an upgrade from my 2013 Whyte 529. I love the ride and quality of my new bike even more than the old model, there weren't many user reviews about this bike, something I would find useful when choosing a new 29er mountain bike.
The World Cup began in the early 20th century, and during this century gradually expanded to include more teams and more great players. Jules Rimet was the president of FIFA who founded the tournament first played in 1930. Although few sides beyond South America and Europe were actually involved...